A Study to Assess the Safety and Efficacy of an Investigational Drug in Patients With Osteoarthritis.
This study has been completed.
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First received: December 21, 2005
Last updated: April 27, 2009
Last verified: April 2009
This study was conducted to assess the safety and tolerability of the drug and to evaluate its efficacy in the treatment of osteoarthritis of the hip or knee in men and women.
Drug: MK0663, etoricoxib / Duration of Treatment 12 Weeks
Drug: Placebo or Ibuprofen / Duration of Treatment 12 Weeks
|Study Design:||Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
|Official Title:||A 12-Week, Randomized, Placebo- and Active-Comparator-Controlled, Parallel-Group, Double-Blind Study to Assess the Safety and Efficacy of Etoricoxib 30 mg Versus Ibuprofen 2400 mg in Patients With Osteoarthritis (Study 1)|
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Further study details as provided by Merck:
Primary Outcome Measures:
- Pain and physical function over 12-weeks as assessed by the WOMAC VA 3.0 pain subscale, WOMAC VA 3.0 physical function subscale, and Patient Global Assessment of Disease Status, as well as safety over 12-weeks as assessed by adverse experiences.
Secondary Outcome Measures:
- Patient Global Assessment of Response to Therapy, Investigator Global Assessment of Disease Status, Stiffness, and Overall WOMAC scales as assessed over 12-weeks.
|Study Start Date:||January 2003|
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